Quotation Explorer - 'Aiming'

Those only are happy who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness: on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit followed not as a means, but as itself an ideal end. Aiming at something else, they find happiness by the way. - John Stuart Mill
Stop blaming and start aiming. - Rob Liano
Invest in yourself. Invest in self-discipline. Invest in self-satisfaction. Have complete control over your own thoughts and convictions, and never stop aiming to outdo yourself. - Lionel Suggs
The fishing is best where the fewest go and the collective insecurity of the world makes it easy for people to hit home runs while everyone is aiming for base hits. - Timothy Ferriss
It was the love which the hunter has for living things, and which he can only express by aiming his gun at them ... - Italo Calvino
Becoming like Christ means aiming to serve, not be served. - Jim George
It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it. - Arnold Joseph Toynbee
Slight not what's near, while aiming at what's far. - Euripides
Any woman who thinks the way to a man's heart is through his stomach is aiming about 10 inches too high. - Adrienne E. Gusoff
Aim at a high mark and you'll hit it. No, not the first time, nor the second time. Maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect. - Annie Oakley
If you're not aiming at perfection, you're not trying hard enough. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
The ideal of a well-stocked mind aiming at excellence in all walks of life has been replaced by the dream of a well-stocked wine cellar, the cellar now being a specially made wine cooler strategically placed in one’s house, to be viewed by even the most unobservant visitor. - Dimitris Mita
You can't attack the giants in your life, if you are not aiming to strike and hit the target. You can't run a race in vain, if you have no plans to win or finish it. Start, strive and aim high...never give up. Your best is yet to come! - Kemi Sogunle
Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far. - Euripides
No wrong in aiming or applauding the win but always agnize one's efforts. - Mohith Agadi
The pride of aiming at more knowledge, and pretending to more perfection, is the cause of Man's error and misery. - Alexander Pope
It's a bizarre but wonderful feeling, to arrive dead center of a target you didn't even know you were aiming for. - Lois McMaster Bujold
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